Darien Public Schools 2016-2017

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Brenner: No Danger Found After Rumors and a Threatening Message, Rumor About a Gun in School Is False

Darien High School DHS 9-13-16
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Update, 5:42 p.m.:

Rumors that a gun was at the high school on Friday are false, Schools Superintendent Dan Brenner said in an email to parents and teachers about the two incidents involving a threatening message on Friday and rumors of one on Wednesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Brenner: Rumor of Threatening High School Message Determined to be Unfounded

Darien High School entrance
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Darien High School administrators determined Wednesday afternoon that there was no foundation to a rumor that a seemingly threatening statement written on a boys’ bathroom wall, Superintendent of Schools Dan Brenner announced in a news release. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Superintendent: Hire 6 Middle/High School Dept Chairs for $265,000

Brenner budget meeting 01-09-16
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At Darien High School and Middlesex Middle School, 12 teachers coordinate six different academic departments in each school, spending about 20 percent of their time doing it. But a better system would be for the school district to hire six department chairs, each of whom would spend 80 percent of the time running an academic department across both schools, and 20 percent teaching a class, Schools Superintendent Dan Brenner says. He wants to change to that system in the next school year. It would cost about $265,000 more each year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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